There is hardly anyone, who hasn’t wished for spotless skin. However, not everyone has naturally glowing and clear skin. Due to the exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays and pollution, we get to deal with pimples, acne and freckles. 

While some people love freckles and use artificial ways to make it on their face, there are others, who don’t want any marks or spots on the face. If you are one of those people and are looking for ways to lighten up the freckles on your skin, try these easy natural home remedies. 

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

During these hot summer days, nothing can be more nourishing for your skin than something as hydrating as aloe vera. It is capable of treating sunburns, and the same property of this natural ingredient can assist in getting rid of freckles. 

Steps

  • Scoop fresh aloe vera pulp from its leaves. 
  • Use the back of the spoon to make break it down. 
  • Before hitting the bed, apply the same on the skin. 
  • Leave it overnight. 
  • The next morning, rinse off using normal water. 
  • Try this daily for the best results. 

Yoghurt

Packed with lactic acid, yoghurt is great for skin and to remove pigmentation. It controls the formation of melanin and gives you clear skin. 

Steps 

  • Take fresh yoghurt in a bowl. 
  • Add 2 tablespoons of rose water. 
  • Mix well and apply on the skin. 
  • Massage in the circular motions. 
  • Let it sit for about 10 minutes. 
  • Rinse off with normal water. 
  • Try this thrice a week for the best results. 

Cocoa Butter

Cocoa Butter

To reduce pigmentation, try a natural ingredient that has bioactive compounds, such as cocoa butter. 

Steps 

  • Take 2 tablespoons of cocoa butter. 
  • Apply directly on the skin. 
  • Massage gently in circular motions. 
  • Let it sit for 2-3 hours. 
  • Rinse off with normal water. 
  • Try this daily for great results. 

Banana Peel

Banana peel is also packed with bioactive compounds. Hence, the melanogenesis in it can help you get rid of those freckles in no time. 

Steps 

  • Take a strip of banana peel and wash it in water lightly. 
  • Use the same to rub on the affected areas. 
  • Let it sit for about an hour or so. 
  • Wash off with normal water. 
  • Try this every alternative day. 

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Lemon

Lemon

Lemon is used to resolve many skin issues, due to it being one of the best sources of vitamin C. it magically lightens pigmented skin and keeps it clear, glowing and free from further skin problems. However, if you have sensitive or dry skin, avoid trying this home remedy. 

Steps

  • Take a cotton ball and squeeze lemon juice in it. 
  • Use the same and gently massage your skin. 
  • Let it sit for about 10 minutes. 
  • Rinse off using water. 
  • Finish off with a hydrating moirturiser. 
  • Try this twice a week for better results. 

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